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August, 2013

  • 19 August

    Virginia Mildred Medford

    Virginia Mildred Medford, age 87, of Mena, Arkansas died Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at her home.  She was born on Tuesday, May 11, 1926 to Frederick and Linda Boehler Pregitzer in Java, South Dakota. Virginia enjoyed life and took everyday of life as it came. She enjoyed spending time with her family, sitting around telling jokes and having dinner with them. ...

  • 18 August

    James M. Pitingoro

    James M. Pitingoro, age 90, of Mena, passed away Saturday, August 10, 2013 in Mena. He was born December 24, 1922 in Ansonia, Connecticut to the late Angelo Pitingoro and the late Josephine Sampiere Pitingoro. He was united in marriage July 3, 1948 to Bessie Giannone and worked for U. S. Motors.  James was a veteran and served his county during ...

  • 8 August

    Johnny Ray Carnathan

    Johnny Ray Carnathan, age 71, of Mena, Arkansas died, Thursday, August 1, 2013 at the Mena Regional Health System. He was born on Saturday, February 28, 1942, to James Hollis and Stella Mae Scott Carnathan in Longview, Texas. Johnny joined the United States Navy before getting to graduate from Mena High School. After the military he started working as a ...

  • 5 August

    Josie Lee Harrison

    Josie Lee Harrison, age 94, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Sunday, August 4, 2013 in Mena. She was born December 9, 1918 in Old Dallas, Arkansas to the late Nathaniel Aaron Harrison and the late Arizona Lawrence Harrison.  She was a homemaker and was a member of the Assemblies of God Church.  She was a loving aunt and friend and ...

  • 5 August

    William Cecil

    William Cecil, age 78, of Cove, passed away Sunday, August 4, 2013 in Hot Springs, Arkansas. He was born January 6, 1935 in Vandervoort, Arkansas to the late James Obediah Cecil and the late Doyce Odessa Gibbons Cecil. He was united in marriage to the late Winnie Jean Cecil and worked in the Timber Industry by profession. Mr. Cecil was ...

  • 5 August

    Marion “M.T.” Musgrove

    Marion “M.T.” Musgrove, age 73, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Sunday, August 4, 2013 in Little Rock. He was born October 28, 1939 in Tulare, California to the late Marion Thomas Musgrove and the late Dovie Thompson Musgrove.  He worked for Brinks Security as an armed guard for many years and was of the Baptist faith.  He was a loving ...

  • 5 August

    Joyce Ann McCauley-Himes

    December 26, 1973 – July 29, 2013 Joyce Ann McCauley-Himes, age 39, of Cove, Arkansas passed away Monday, July 29, 2013 in Hot Springs, Arkansas. She was born December 26, 1973 in Staton, Oregon to the late Tommy Wayne McCauley and Joyce McCauley-Wilson. She was a loving daughter, mother, and sister. She was always jolly and had a way of ...

July, 2013

  • 31 July

    James “Jim” Jackson Price

    James “Jim” Jackson Price, age 85, of Grannis, Arkansas died Monday, July 29, 2013 at his home.  He was born on Monday, August 1, 1927 to Asa Jackson and Alberta Branch Price in Vandervoort, Arkansas. Jim graduated from Vandervoort School and at the age of 16 attended college at SAU in Magnolia, Arkansas. At age 18, he was drafted into the ...

  • 30 July

    Glindell Lavone VanWinkle

    Glindell Lavone VanWinkle, age 77, of Mena, Arkansas died Monday, July 29, 2013 at the McCurtain Memorial Hospital in Idabel, Oklahoma. He was born on Monday, September 2, 1935 to Frank and Alma Hubbard VanWinkle in Gatesville, Texas. Glindell served in the United States Navy for 21 years and retired as a Chief Petty Officer and having served in both ...

  • 29 July

    Jodi Gerking Hogan

    Jodi Gerking Hogan, age 30, of Mena, Arkansas, died Saturday, July 27, 2013 in Waldron, Arkansas. She was born February 3, 1983 to Miles and Cheryl Gerking. She is survived by her grandmother Irena King of Mena, Arkansas;  parents Miles and Cheryl Gerking of Mena, Arkansas; five children Camron Smith, age 13, Faith Smith, age 11, Ethan Smith, age 10, ...